Virginia Community Colleges By Tuition Cost

  • For Virginia community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $4,550 per year for in-state students and $9,760 for out-of-state students (2018-19).
  • For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $14,297 per year.
  • The community college with the highest tuition in Virginia is Global Health College, with a tuition of $20,338.
  • The community college with the lowest tuition is Southwest Virginia Community College, with a tuition of $5,647.

Virginia Community Colleges By Tuition Cost (2018-19)

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